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May 7, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

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Government leaders seeking to deliver on their agencies’ promises are constantly facing challenges — including lack of resources and budgets. But it’s become clear that turning to data-driven strategies can overcome these obstacles. Be it cybersecurity, IT modernization or citizen experience, analytics-driven approaches are working!

How did these leaders tame their ever-increasing, diverse and seemingly unmanageable trove of data to achieve successful outcomes?

Come learn their secrets at the only event of its kind in Washington, D.C.!

Splunk, the leader in data analytics and enabler of government mission success, will host GovSummit on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C.

Some key highlights of the event you don’t want to miss:
  • Thought leaders and innovators from government and industry
  • Pragmatic strategies for successful IT modernization and enhancing security
  • Data-driven journeys that you can adopt today regardless of your maturity
  • Application of Machine Learning and AI to accelerate your mission
Time Description
8:00am Registration & Breakfast
9:00am Opening Keynote
Frank Dimina, VP of Public Sector, Splunk Inc.
9:30am Keynote — Data is the Backbone of Mission Success
10:15am Break
10:45am Panel: Data-Driven Journey — Enabling Mission Success
Howard Whyte

Mike Saxton
, CISO, Georgetown University
11:30am Mission Control — Future of Cybersecurity
Karthik Kannan
, Head of Behavior Analytics, Splunk Inc.
12:15pm Lunch
1:30pm Data-Driven Interactions and Connected Experiences
Tim Tully
, SVP and Chief Technology Officer, Splunk Inc.
2:15pm AI + ML - Are They the Answer to Our Problems?
3:00pm Break
3:30pm Afternoon Keynote - Data as a Digital Transformation Agent
4:30pm Networking Reception

*Agenda subject to change
Hear from Splunk experts and customers:

Howard Whyte

Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Privacy Officer (CPO), FDIC


Mike Saxton

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Georgetown University


Tim Tully

SVP, Chief Technology Officer, Splunk Inc.


Karthik Kannan

Head of Behavior Analytics, Splunk Inc


Frank Dimina

Vice President, Public Sector, Splunk Inc.


Ram Sriharsha

Principal Scientist and Head of Applied Research
Splunk Inc


Jennings Aske

Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.


May 7, 2019


Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, D.C.
T: +1 (202) 483-3000

Accessible via Dupont Circle Metro Station on the Red Line

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  • Do I need to pay to attend? No, GovSummit is free to all. Join us in the morning to kick off with our great keynote speakers and then stay for our in-depth sessions and networking events.
  • Will there be wireless internet? Yes! There will be an announcement at the beginning of the day covering network and passwords.
  • What time should I show up? Registration and breakfast begin at 8 a.m., and our program starts promptly at 9 a.m. Be sure to arrive by early to snag a good seat!
  • Is there a dress code? Dress code is business casual. If you want to show your Splunk pride by wearing your favorite Splunk t-shirt—that's always welcome!
  • Will parking be included? Unfortunately Splunk doesn't cover parking expenses—but we do include lunch and a collector's t-shirt!